EdChange 2021 convenes experts panels of international guest speakers and practitioners from the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT, STEAM, art and creativity, gender equality, ethics and digital citizenship, citizen science and social emotional learning.
This year, we focus on three critical topics:
How can educators best prepare young people to develop the skills, sense of responsibility and behaviors to leverage the opportunities of our digital world, while helping them build resilience to its challenges?
21st century skills & the future of work
How can we help students gain skills in technology-rich changing environments? How can we create flexible formats and foster emotional skills, collaboration and active responsible citizenship? And how can we design more action-based learning models focused on solving real-life problems?
How can educators and the mobile industry align to better equip students with the skills to be resilient in a changing job market, while simultaneously enjoying a safe and creative digital life? What types of educational technologies and policies make sense, and in which contexts?
Committed & Connected Citizens
How to help educators enable their students to perform their responsibilities and to know to/defend their rights as active and committed citizens in a digital society?
Media Literacy & Digital Ethics
The increasing exponential growth of ubiquitous digital technologies generate stimulating opportunities as well as challenging scenarios. How can we facilitate a safe use of technology by helping youth to be informed, as well as ethical and responsible?
21st Century Skills for the Future
The emergence of ubiquitous technologies and access to 21st century occupations will generate new challenges in education that we’re not even aware of.
Machines & Humans: an Educational Perspective
Teaching youth how AI and machine learning work and use them responsibly.
Changing Education Together
How to connect education systems to a fast-changing world.
Social Emotional Learning in a Digital World
What social and emotional learning can become an integral part of education?
How STEAM nurtures a holistic view on reality.
Creative Coding: Hacking Education
Understanding how computers think and interact to explore our current reality
Immersive Tech in the Classroom
Taking advantage of virtual and augmented reality in the classroom.
Citizen Science: Collective Intelligence
How technology mobile technologies can be an essential tool to find a solution to universal world challenges.